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Kenton Live from the Las Vegas Tropicana

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Released  1961
Label  Capitol T/ST 1460
Release date  1961
Recorded  February 2, 1959
Artist  Stan Kenton
Genre  Jazz
Venue  Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Producer  Lee Gillette and Kent Larsen
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Kenton Live from the Las Vegas Tropicana is a live album by bandleader and pianist Stan Kenton featuring a concert recorded at the Blue Room of the Tropicana Hotel in 1958 and released on the Capitol label.



The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow noted "This is admittedly not one of the classic Stan Kenton recordings but is generally superior to his studio recordings of the period".

Track listing

All compositions by Stan Kenton except where noted.

  1. " Artistry in Rhythm" - 3:25
  2. "Bernie's Tune" (Bernie Miller, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 3:29
  3. "Tuxedo Junction" (Erskine Hawkins, Bill Johnson, Julian Dash, Buddy Feyne) - 2:59
  4. "Street Scene" (Alfred Newman) - 2:59
  5. "Puck's Blues" (Gene Roland) - 3:04
  6. "I Concentrate on You" (Cole Porter) - 3:12
  7. "The End of a Love Affair" (Edward Redding) - 4:41
  8. "You and I and George" - 0:55
  9. "Sentimental Riff" (Roland) - 4:09
  10. "Random Riff" (Roland) - 3:33
  11. "Artistry in Rhythm" - 0:47


  • Stan Kenton - piano, conductor
  • Joe Burnett, Bud Brisbois, Frank Huggins, Roger Middleton, Jack Sheldon - trumpet
  • Jim Amlotte, Kent Larsen, Archie Le Coque, - trombone
  • Bob Olson, Bill Smiley - bass trombone
  • Lennie Niehaus - alto saxophone
  • Richie Kamuca, Bill Trujillo - tenor saxophone
  • Billy Root, Sture Swenson - baritone saxophone
  • Red Kelly bass, vocals
  • Jerry McKenzie - drums
  • Stan Kenton (track 1, 8 & 11), Lennie Niehaus (tracks 7 & 8), Johnny Richards (track 6), Gene Roland (tracks 2-5, 9 & 10) - arranger
  • References

    Kenton Live from the Las Vegas Tropicana Wikipedia

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